For St. Patrick’s Day: after dinner mint


After a quick trip to the market, Speedy checked his Facebook account, found a lot of Happy St. Patrick's Day greetings from his family, relatives and friends in the U.S. and asked if I had posted anything for St. Patrick's Day. I said no -- no post for … [Read more...]

Killer coffee (totally unrelated to slimming)

Killer coffee

Search Google for "killer coffee" and among the top results link to an article about a slimming coffee that contains a carcinogenic ingredient.This is a coffee cocktail, not the slimming coffee that purportedly contains carcinogens. This is a … [Read more...]

The difference between a shot and a shooter

The difference between a shot and a shooter

I was searching for a recipe for Blow Job intending to make one at home. I wanted to try my hand at making one of those flaming drinks and I thought I'd start with a Blow Job since I have a curious fascination with it. To be more precise, I often order it … [Read more...]

Layered drinks and specific gravity


When Speedy was first learning how to make layered cocktail drinks, he followed recipes which conveniently specified which ought to be poured first so that the proper layers are formed.The drink above, for instance, consists of grenadine and creme de … [Read more...]

Chocolate and amaretto coffee


It's my dream to build a huge archive of coffee recipes, you know? But it's been slow going. Mostly, because I keep forgetting that I am building an archive of coffee recipes -- something I ought to remember every time I make a cup of coffee. If I can … [Read more...]

Minty Madness, another creamy cocktail drink


Sometimes, I wonder if feline DNA molecules have gotten mixed into mine. See, I love cream. In desserts, with meat, in my coffee... Type "cream" in the search box on top of the page, hit search and you'll see how many recipes in my blog includes cream … [Read more...]

Layered cocktail drink: Absinthe B-55


A layered cocktail drink has two or more liquors each floating on top of the other. The layering is possible because liquors have different densities. Following the rule of specific gravity, the heaviest liquor sinks at the bottom, the lighter one floats … [Read more...]

Blue-eyed blonde


Cocktail drinks have such interesting names. I mixed these blue-eyed blondes yesterday while preparing dinner, gave one glass to Speedy and the drink turned out to be so potent that I wondered afterward if I should have used shot glasses instead of tall … [Read more...]